AECOM INTERNSHIP - Financial analyst (project administrator) in Madrid, Spain

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147386BR

Position Title INTERNSHIP - Financial analyst (project administrator)

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Graduates / Interns

Country Spain

State/Province/Region ES - Madrid

City Madrid

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

The Path Forward with AECOM

After years of study, you’re looking for the path forward to a rewarding career with a company that provides opportunities to work on exciting projects and supports your ongoing professional development. This is AECOM .

Job Summary

The Financial Analyst intern , will work under close supervision of the Operational Control Manager, and will be in charge of the following duties and tasks:

Directly assist the Operational Control Manager in the following tasks:

  • Budget & financial management of projects: assistance to PAD and PM/Sr PMs in project budget execution supervision and improvement; budget control, supporting documents control and invoicing follow up. Control, supervision and reporting support within the frame of activityies of PAD unit.

  • Consortia partners: support to PMs and Sr PMs in contractual issues, invoicing, payment, information & communication.

  • Audit & Closing down procedures: support PADs/Sr PADs in project auditing supervision.

  • Assist the project team and ensure project completion within budget, schedule and in conformance with specifications.

  • Assist in the preparation ofinvoices of projects.

  • Assist in reviewing purchase orders, invoices, contracts.

Support to the senior PAD’s managing multiple project accounting functions, including responsibility for preparation and issuance of reports and statistics reflecting financial results. Administer approved accounting practices at project level to ensure that financial and operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business and provide reliable information necessary to control operations. Also provides project administrative support and coordination to a complex contract, project, task(s) or business unit.

Minimum Requirements

Training and education:


  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Economics or Finance (University agreement)

  • Advanced user level computer skills


  • Postgraduate diploma (MS, MBA)

  • Knowledge of EU Aid Development projects:donors,contracting procedures, etc.

Language skills


  • English (at least C2 level in EU standards).


  • Other languages

Personal skills:

  • Analytical and writing skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Capacity to meet deadlines and follow several programmes of different nature

  • Competency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.

  • Organised, systematic and able to set priorities

No prior experience is required, it would be advantage to have professional experience on financial management/controlling.

Preferred Qualifications

No experience is required, it would be advantage to have professional experience on financial management / controlling.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.